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George Bernard Shaw

"No man will ever write a better tragedy than Lear"

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Dr Samuel Johnson

Gloucester's blinding scene is "one of the most painful in all English theatre"

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Jan Kott

"All that remains at the end of this gigantic pantomime is the earth, empty and bleeding"

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Samuel Johnson

"There is no scene which does not add to the aggravation or distress"

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Samuel Johnson

"A play in which the wicked prosper and the virtuous miscarry"

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D. J. Enright

"The principal characters are not those who act but those who suffer"